The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, famous billionaire Elon Musk, announced that Super Heavy rockets will begin test flights within a few months. Super Heavy will be used in both orbital and deep space flights.
SpaceX, of which Elon Musk is the CEO, will begin flight tests of the Super Heavy rocket in the next few months. This rocket will be used in deep space missions, including Mars, in addition to orbital launches like the Starship.
Saying that Super Heavy is only a few months away, Elon Musk stated that the company he founded and CEO will use both launch pads in Boca Chica.
Super Heavy’s test flights will start within a few months
The 73-meter-long Super Heavy, which will begin test flights in a few months, will have a 28 Raptor engine. As we mentioned above, Super Heavy will be used in both orbital flights and deep space missions.
A prototype of the Starship, SpaceX’s next-generation heavy-duty rocket, exploded earlier this month. This prototype detonated following a high-altitude test flight. This Starship rocket with serial number 8 was actually launched and raised quite successfully. The problem occurred during the re-ignition of the engines during landing. The vehicle overturned and crashed into the ground.
SpaceX’s Starship vehicles are designed as a fully reusable transportation system. These tools; They will be able to carry both cargo and crew to Earth’s orbit, the Moon, Mars and beyond. Musk said that the most interesting of these goals for now, Mars is working on a crewless flight within two years.